If I live outside the Athens city limits, am I subject to the Athens city income tax?
Yes. If you work within the Athens City limits. Work consists of any business activity performed as an employee, self-employed contractor or subcontractor, and/or an owner of rental property. Compensation paid to non-resident sole individuals for services performed inside the City of Athens, on twelve or fewer days in a calendar year, is not taxable. This 12-day occasional entry provision does not apply to a professional entertainer, a professional athlete, a promoter of or an employee of, a professional entertainer or professional athlete, or to an individual who is an employee and his/her employer is located in another municipality, and the individual is not liable for tax to the other municipality.

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1. Does the City of Athens assess an income tax?
2. What is the tax rate?
3. Are all sources of income taxable?
4. If I live outside the Athens city limits, am I subject to the Athens city income tax?
5. Do I need to file a return if my business activity reported a loss for the year?
6. What deductions may I take?
7. How does the Athens City Income Tax Return differ from the Federal Income Tax Return?
8. What should I include with my return?
9. How do I submit an extension request?
10. When is my income tax return due?
11. Do I need to file an annual City of Athens income tax return?
12. How can I find out if I need to pay and file Athens City Income tax?